Word-Filled Women’s Ministry: Loving and Serving the Church

George Robertson and Emily Freeman | August 18, 2015


Word-Filled Women’s Ministry: Loving and Serving the Church is the first book out of the growing publishing partnership between The Gospel Coalition and Crossway. In the area of “women’s initiatives” Gloria Furman and Kathleen Nielson are working as editors to curate books written by women for the church—books by women but not always about women. This book particularly aims to encourage vibrant Word-filled women’s ministry that will help grow and strengthen the whole body of God’s people.

Simple Genius 

Word-Filled Women’s Ministry provides a framework and a vision for ministry among women based on God’s Word. It’s a vision that impacts not only women but the entire church. But it's a vision expressed personally, in the voices of women in the thick of it. I (Emily) found the book to reflect many of my own experiences with women’s ministry.

Reading this book felt like sitting at a table with women from all walks, cultures, and stages of life and gleaning from their wisdom and insight. It’s a must-read for all who desire to consider women’s ministries within a biblical framework.

My pastor and TGC Council member George Robertson and I read this book together. He thinks Word-Filled Women’s Ministry is “simple genius,” and summarizes its strategic focus on ministry through the Word…


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